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Show 11, November 24, 2010:
Dan Gilmartin, executive director and CEO of the Michigan Municipal League, explains the large population losses experienced in some of Michigan’s largest cities and what community leaders are now trying to do to improve their cities.
Dan explains why Michigan communities are so important to our state’s future.
Co-Host Kyle Melinn
Kyle is a Capitol Reporter and Editor for MIRS Newsletter, a daily online political news service covering state government and politics. He is an award winning journalist who has covered government for many news organizations.
Melinn discusses the dramatic turnover in the Michigan Legislature following the Nov. 2 general election and what it means to our state.
Gary is the Executive Director of the Michigan State Housing and Development Authority.
Heidel talks about MSHDA’s response to some of the economic challenges facing Michigan.
Rob is the President and CEO of the Small Business Association of Michigan. He is a registered lobbyist representing small business before the Michigan legislature.
Fowler explains some of the priorities of Michigan Governor-elect Rick Snyder.
Craig is a senior policy fellow at Public Sector Consultants. Prior to joining the firm, he spent eleven years in Michigan's executive office, first as special assistant for human services to Gov. William G. Milliken and then as chief of staff to Lt. Gov. James H. Brickley.
Ruff discusses why having good “people skills” will be so important for Rick Snyder in resolving the gridlock in Lansing.